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Why Writer’s Block Is A Lie, And You Just Need A Craft Book

Yesterday, we discussed 10 Career-Killing Doubts and How To Squash Them. And I promised you a full post today on doubt # 3. There’s something wrong, and I don’t know what to do. Remember how I said you’re probably too creative for your own good? Story time. I started my novels at age 19. After pounding …

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10 Career-Killing Doubts and How To Squash Them For Writers

Yesterday, I said I’d be using Tuesdays to talk about Success. So, I ran across a Facebook status by the lovely Mette Harrison that inspired this post. Let me know if the link ever breaks. For ten years, I’ve fought these devils of doubt in my own writing. Most of them are like little ankle-biting dragons …

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Inspiration Abyss: How To Assassinate Your Muse And Still Make Art

Well, yesterday did not go as planned.  Story of my life most days.  My Muse abandoned me to the Abyss of No Inspiration somewhere around the second run to the county offices, after a mad hunt for a missing Social Security Card.  You know that piece of paper the government somehow expects you to keep …

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